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June 2000 Board Meeting Minutes

The Board of Trustees of Illinois Valley Community College District No. 513 convened a regular session at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 21, 2000 in Room C307 at Illinois Valley Community College.

Members Present:
Jimmie D. Lansford, Chairperson
William H. Franklin, Jr., Vice Chairperson
Harry R. Debo
Kristine A. Paul
H. Todd Phalen
Thomas A. Shea
Jacob Frost, Student Trustee

Members Absent:
Deborah L. Sweeden, Secretary

Others Present:
Jean Goodnow, President
Harold Barnes, Director of Computer Services
Francis Brolley, Director of Public Information
Robert Marshall, Vice President of Student Services
Frank Papke, Vice President of Business Services & Finance
Larry Rousey, Director of Facilities
Walt Zukowski, Attorney

 

 

SECRETARY PRO TEM
It was moved by Mr. Franklin, seconded by Mr. Shea, and carried unanimously that Mr. Phalen be named Secretary Pro Tem in the absence of Mrs. Sweeden.

CONSENT AGENDA
It was moved by Mrs. Paul and seconded by Mr. Debo that the Board of Trustees approve the Consent Agenda consisting of the Minutes of the May 17, 2000 Board Meeting and the Approval of Bills in the Education Fund - $114,434.86; Operation & Maintenance Fund - $67,671.73; Operation & Maintenance Fund (Restricted Fund)- $394,659.92; Bond & Interest Fund - $105,738.75; Auxiliary Fund - $396,969.57; Restricted Fund - $149,272.07; Liability, Protection & Settlement Fund - $10,979.37.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

PRESIDENT’S REPORT
IVCC and the City of Oglesby will be co-hosting the Woodland Expo on July 21 & 22 on the IVCC campus. Dr. Goodnow informed the Board that the ICCTA approved a dues increase of 1.5% for FY2001. Enrollments for summer and fall semesters are holding steady. Dr. Goodnow recognized Valery Calvetti and Jane Sack for receiving a certificate of appreciation from the Illinois State Board of Education. Boyd Palmer received the most prestigious award at the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting. Dr. Goodnow asked Bonita Dahlbach, Director of Development to give an update on the Employee Staff Campaign. Bonita was pleased to report that 70% of the staff pledged over $60,000. Dr. Goodnow thanked the employees for their contributions.

TRUSTEE’S REPORT
Jacob Frost attended the ICCTA Annual Convention in Decatur earlier this month. He attended workshops and obtained some valuable information for his position as student trustee.

PERSONNEL - FACULTY APPOINTMENT - JAMES MOSKALEWICZ
It was moved by Mr. Shea and seconded by Mr. Franklin to approve the appointment of James Moskalewicz as counselor for the 2000-2001 academic year, with placement on the salary schedule at step B-6 - $33,450 based on the 1999-2000 salary scale. Terms of the 2000-2001 salary scale are being negotiated.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

PERSONNEL - FACULTY APPOINTMENT - ANNA M. BRUCH
It was moved by Mr. Franklin and seconded by Mr. Phalen to approve the appointment of Anna M. Bruch as Instructor in Nursing assigned to the Division of Health Professions for the 2000-2001 academic year, with placement on the salary schedule at step B-8 - $35,450 based on the 1999-2000 salary scale. Terms of the 2000-2001 salary scale are being negotiated.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

PERSONNEL - STAFF APPOINTMENT - EMILY B. VESCOGNI
It was moved by Mr. Debo and seconded by Mr. Franklin to approve the appointment of Emily B. Vescogni as Director of Learning Technologies at an annual salary of $46,000.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

PERSONNEL - FACULTY RETIREMENT - HAROLD E. BAUSWELL
It was moved by Mr. Shea and seconded by Mrs. Paul to accept Harold Bauswell’s retirement effective June 22, 2001, approve his participation in the College’s Voluntary Retirement Plan, and wish him a long, happy, and healthy retirement.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" – None, motion carried.

PERSONNEL- STAFF RETIREMENT – GARY GEIRNAEIRT
It was moved by Mr. Shea and seconded by Mr. Franklin to accept Gary Geirnaeirt’s retirement effective July 2, 2001, approve his participation in the College’s Voluntary Retirement Plan, and wish him a long, happy, and healthy retirement.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" – None, motion carried.

BID REQUEST – 2000 FALL CLASS SCHEDULE
It was moved by Mr. Debo and seconded by Mrs. Paul to authorize the Business Office to seek bids for the printing and delivery of 85,000 copies of the Fall 2000 Class Schedule at an estimated cost of $15,500.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" – None, motion carried.

BID REQUEST – CUSTODIAL SUPPLIES
It was moved by Mrs. Paul and seconded by Mr. Phalen to authorize the Business Office to seek bids for custodial supplies at an estimated cost of $15,000.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" – None, motion carried.

BID REQUEST – PARTITIONS FOR COMPUTER SERVICES
It was moved by Mr. Shea and seconded by Mrs. Paul to authorize the Business Office permission to seek bids for the purchase and installation of office panels in the Computer Services area at an estimated cost of $12,000.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" – None, motion carried.

BID APPROVAL – COPY CENTER PAPER
It was moved by Mr. Shea and seconded by Mrs. Paul to grant the Business Office permission to accept the bid of Capital City Paper, Springfield, Illinois, in the amount of $11,250 as the lowest and most responsible bidder for the copy center paper.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" – None, motion carried.

TREASURER’S COMPENSATION
It was moved by Mrs. Paul and seconded by Mr. Franklin to authorize the Business Office to increase the treasurer’s yearly compensation to $4,212.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" – None, motion carried.

CHANGE ORDER – REROUTING OF SUPPLY/RETURN DUCT IN BUILDING A
It was moved by Mr. Debo and seconded by Mr. Franklin to approve the change order of replacing the existing fiberglass ductwork with new metal insulated ductwork on the rerouting of supply/return duct in Building A in the amount of $110,000 as an addition to the Guaranteed Maximum Price of Pepper Construction and Pepper Environmental Technologies.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" – None, motion carried.

RAMP REPORT
It was moved by Mr. Franklin and seconded by Mrs. Paul to authorize the staff to proceed with submission of the updated RAMP proposal request for the Community Instructional Center.

IVCC will be requesting a 3% increase in funding, which will amount to $10,874,482 in state funds and the Board approves a local match of $3,624,828.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" – None, motion carried.

It was moved by Mr. Franklin and seconded by Mr. Debo to authorize the staff to proceed with submission of the RAMP proposal for requesting funds for Phase II of the Master Plan (Remodel of Building C, including rerouting and replacement of supply and return ductwork, expansion of the library, ADA concerns, etc.) IVCC will be requesting $5,571,861 in state funds and the Board approves a match of $1,857,287 by issuing Protection, Health & Safety bonds.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" – None, motion carried.

PREVAILING WAGE RESOLUTION
It was moved by Mr. Franklin and seconded by Mr. Shea to adopt the attached resolution establishing a policy to require prevailing wages for any public works projects at the College. A copy of the resolution will be provided to all contractors doing work at IVCC.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" – None, motion carried.

CLOSED SESSION
It was moved by Mr. Debo and seconded by Mr. Phalen to convene a closed session to discuss (1) Employment/Appointment Matter, 2) Imminent Litigation, and (3) Minutes of Closed Sessions.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

On a motion by Mr. Franklin, seconded by Mr. Phalen and carried unanimously the regular meeting resumed at 9: 27 p.m.

CLOSED SESSION MINUTES
It was moved by Mr. Shea and seconded by Mr. Franklin to approve and retain the minutes of the May 17, Closed Session meeting.

Student Advisory Vote: "Aye"-Mr. Frost. Roll Call Vote: "Ayes"- Mr. Franklin, Mr. Phalen, Mr. Debo, Mrs. Paul, Mr. Shea, and Mr. Lansford. "Nays" - None, motion carried.

ADJOURNMENT
It was moved by Mr. Franklin, seconded by Mr. Frost, and carried unanimously to adjourn the meeting at 9:30 p.m.